Submitting your Online Mentor Application:

Mentor applicants are strongly encouraged to apply as soon as possible and to recruit students, by visiting classes and communicating with science teachers and guidance counselors in local high schools. **Mentor applicants are encouraged to become members of the American Fisheries Society, if they are not already** For more information about becoming a member, please visit our membership page HERE.

Begin your online application today! 2022 Hutton Program Mentor Application

Note: Mentors are encouraged to reach out and recruit potential Hutton Scholars from high schools in their local area. 

  1. Click the link, “Hutton Mentor Application” above to bring you to the online application page
  2. If you do not have an AFS account, please create one to be able to complete the online application form
  3. Fill out the Mentor Application form with all the correct information, your (and your co-mentor (s)) resume and project description)
  4. Once you have completed and submitted your Mentor Application, you will receive a submission confirmation email. If you do NOT receive a submission confirmation email, review to ensure you have completed all required fields then resubmit.

Are you interested in applying to be a Hutton Mentor? Want to learn best practices for hosting high school students and how to offer them an exciting and engaging summer internship? Watch a webinar hosted by three past Hutton Mentors about their tips and advice for ALL interested Hutton Mentors – first time and past! CLICK TO WATCH

If you are paired with a Hutton Scholar for the summer:

  • Internships should be eight weeks long starting after May 31 and ending before August 31
  • Selected mentors must meet in person with his/her student match by the end of May before the internship officially begins.
  • ALL schedules, projects, trips and co-mentors must be identified and discussed with both your Hutton Scholar as well as the Educational Program Coordinator before the internship start date.